April 13, 2007

luck out

Posted in Idioms at 1:55 pm by Feng

luck out — to gain success or something desirable through good fortune [dict]

On ‘Friends’, Joey went to audition for a role in “Mac and Cheese”. When Joey learned that the “Cheese” in the show title was actually an acronym for “Computerized Humanoid Electronically Enhanced Secret Enforcer,” he exclaimed in disbelief: “They really lucked out that the initials spell cheese.”

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